As my mama would say, if you woke up this morning clothed in your right mind, then you have a lot to be thankful for. If you have loved ones to share your joy, happiness, and sadness with, then you have something to be thankful for.
In one dramatic night of election victories, the Republican party has taken over the entire government of the United States. This was the situation at the end of the debacle of the 2000 election, but Republicans could not capitalize on it after Jim Jeffords of Vermont switched from the Republican party to the Democrats in the Senate.
The political pollsters are predicting a low voter turn out for this Tuesdays election. They say it is because the two statewide candidates are incapable of generating excitement because their personalities do not engender charisma.